Giovanna Sardelli (Taking Flight, Earth Girls Are Easy) directs the new work which will play July 17-Aug. 12 at the series' uptown home, the McGinn/Cazale Theatre. The opening is set for July 27.
Gretchen Egolf (Jackie, Ring Round the Moon), Adam Green (Awake and Sing! - Arena Stage), Amy Landecker (Apartment 3A, Bug), Kate Nowlin (Shockheaded Peter, Valparaiso), Krysten Ritter ("Veronica Mars," Kenneth Lonergan's upcoming film "Margaret") and Thomas Sadoski (Reckless, This Is Our Youth).
All This Intimacy centers on "a lusty 30-year-old poet who finds himself embroiled in several simultaneous relationships [with] his sweet girlfriend, his God fearing 40-year-old neighbor and his 18-year-old student."
Joseph's previous work includes Huck and Holden, which recently played at the Cherry Lane Theatre as Theresa Rebeck's 2005 Mentor Project selection, and Scenes From Childhood.
The Uptown series kicked off this year with Anton Dudley's Getting Home starring Marcy Harriell, Brian Henderson and Manu Narayan which currently plays through July 1. David Schweizer (Wintertime, Songs From an Unmade Bed) directs. Previous Uptown plays include Joe Calarco's ...in the absence of spring..., Wendy Kesselman's The Notebook, Hunt Holman's Spanish Girl, Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa's The Mystery Plays, Brooke Berman's The Triple Happiness, Adam Bock's Swimming in the Shallows and Dan O'Brien's The Dear Boy.
Tickets to the Uptown series at the McGinn/Cazale, Broadway and 76 Street, are available by calling (212) 246-4422 or at the Second Stage box office at 307 West 43 Street. For more information, visit secondstagetheatre.com.